IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF SAMUEL J. DAVIS of Wilna, Jeff. Co., NY:
On 30 March 1861, MINOR GUYOT of Wilna, petitioned to open probate.
HEIRS/NEXT OF KIN:
WILLIAM JONES DAVIS of Knoxville, Tennessee
EMILY JANE DAVIS
MARY ELLA DAVIS
SAMUEL JONES DAVIS, of Wilna, Jeff. Co., all children of the deceased
MARY ELLA DAVIS and SAMUEL JONES DAVIS are minors having no general guardian
LAURA DAVIS of Wilna, of full age is the widow of the deceased.
Samuel Davis made his will at age 54. He named his wife, LAURA. He named his oldest son, WILLIAM JONES DAVIS. Named his youngest son, SAMUEL JONES DAVIS, JR. Named his oldest daughter, EMILY JANE DAVIS. Named his second daughter, MARIELLA. He names WILLIAM A. PECK and MINOR GUYOT as executors and trustees, both of Carthage, NY.
Will dated: 21 January 1861. /s/ Samuel Jones Davis.
Witnesses: Eli West and John C. Kellogg, both of Carthage, NY.
Will proved: 1 May 1861
Jeff. Co., NY Wills, Vol. 8, p. 248.
Information contributed by volunteer Marilyn Sapienza.
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